165. Leave to enter or remain as the spouse or civil partner of a student admitted under a closed category.

Until 11 January 20181, applications could be made for leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom2 as the spouse or civil partner of a student granted leave under a closed category3. The requirements for such leave were that:

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    (1)     the applicant was married to or the civil partner of a person admitted to or allowed to remain in the United Kingdom4;

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    (2)     each of the parties intended to live with the other as his or her spouse or civil partner during the applicant's stay and the marriage or the civil partnership was subsisting5;

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    (3)     there would be